|8–9 am||Registration and Check-in • Pond Student Union Building, 3rd Floor East Lounge|
|8:30–9:30am||Medical Isotopes||Catherine Heyneman, PharmD, ANP|
|9:30–10:30am||NKDA: No Known Drug Allergies?||Eliza Borzadek, PharmD, RN, BCPS|
|10:45–11:45 am||Pharmacy Law||Mark Johnston, RPh, Executive Director of Idaho Board of Pharmacy|
|12-1 pm||Lunch break (on your own)|
|1-2 pm||Diet Fads and Drug Interactions||Kevin Cleveland, PharmD, ANP|
|2:10-4:20pm||Evidence-Based Alternative Medicine||Christopher Owens, PharmD, BCPS|
Speaker #1: Catherine Heyneman, PharmD, ANP
Title of Talk #1: Medical Isotopes (8:30-9:30 am)
Bio sketch: Dr. Catherine Heyneman is an Associate Professor of Clinical Pharmacy at ISU and an authorized nuclear pharmacist at Advanced Isotopes of Idaho. She teaches nuclear pharmacy, provides radiopharmaceuticals to Idaho, northern Utah and western Wyoming, and precepts pharmacy students who are interested in nuclear medicine.
Brief outline: The presenter will provide a brief overview of the role of the pharmacist in nuclear medicine. Common diagnostic and therapeutic radiopharmaceuticals will be reviewed. The implications and impact of the worldwide shortage of Molybdenum-99 will be emphasized.
- Recognize the characteristics of Technetium-99 that make it ideal for medical imaging purposes
- Identify the most common nuclear scans
- Understand the relationship between molybdenum and technetium, and appreciate the impact of the worldwide molybdenum-99 shortage.
Speaker #2: Eliza Borzadek, PharmD, BCPS
Title of Talk #2: NKDA: No Known Drug Allergies? (9:30-10:30 am)
Bio sketch: Dr. Eliza Borzadek is an Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice and Family Medicine at ISU. She is also a clinical pharmacist at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center where one of her duties is drug allergy assessment and documentation.
Brief outline: The presenter will provide a brief overview of the role of health care professionals in drug allergy assessment and documentation. Common drug allergies and implication for medication prescribing will be reviewed.
- Understand the difference between a true drug allergy, pseudoallergy, and expected drug side effect
- Identify the most commonly reported drug allergies
- Based on a patient’s drug allergy history, become comfortable determining whether a particular medication can or cannot be safely administered
Speaker #3: Mark Johnston, RPh, Executive Director of the Idaho Board of Pharmacy
Title of Talk #3: Idaho Law Update (10:45-11:45 am)
Bio sketch: Mark Johnston is Executive Director of the Idaho Board of Pharmacy.
Brief outline: The presenter will review recent changes to Idaho State Statute and Code.
- Review recent changes to Idaho State Statute and Code
- Identify current issues with existing Idaho Statute and Code
- Describe recent hot topics focused on by the Idaho Board of Pharmacy
Speaker #4: Kevin Cleveland, PharmD, ANP
Title of Talk #4: Diet Fads: Effects on medications (1-2 pm)
Bio sketch: Kevin W. Cleveland, PharmD, ANP is an Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice at Idaho State University College of Pharmacy. He is currently the Director of Idaho Drug Information Service. He teaches drug-food interactions to both the pharmacy and dietetic students at Idaho State University and coordinates a diet and nutrition course for pharmacy students.
Brief outline: The presenter will review the impact that drug-food interactions have on the healthcare of Americans. He will give a brief review of diet fad nutrients and how they interact with specific medications and how to manage/prevent these interactions. Additionally, resources for information on drug-food interactions will be presented.
- Understand the mechanisms of drug-food interactions and their impact on healthcare
- Understand the difference between pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic food interactions
- Differentiate between different diet alternatives, with a focus on macronutrients
- Identify potential drug-food interactions base on the composition of a diet
- Describe where to find clinically relevant information on drug-food interactions
Speaker #5: Christopher T. Owens, PharmD, BCPS
Title of Talk #5: Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine (2:10-4:20 pm)
Bio sketch: Dr. Christopher Owens is an Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Administrative Sciences at the ISU College of Pharmacy. He teaches various topics in clinical therapeutics, as well as professionalism and medical ethics. For the past six years he has coordinated the Complementary and Natural Medicine class at the College of Pharmacy.
Brief Outline: This presentation will provide a brief overview of the growing role of alternative and complementary medical practices in US healthcare. Alternative medical therapies such as homeopathy, naturopathic medicine, acupuncture and chiropractic will be reviewed as well as some top-selling herbal products. The need for critical evaluation of the safety and efficacy of these therapies will be emphasized and sources of evidence-based information will be provided.
- Become familiar with common alternative medical practices and products available in the US.
- Identify reputable sources of information to evaluate the safety and efficacy of alternative and complementary medical treatments.
- Understand the role of the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) in evaluation of these therapies and future areas of emphasis and research.
Idaho Board of Pharmacy approved Continuing Education credit will be available to licensed pharmacists and is included in the registration fee. The Pharmacy Track has been approved for up to 6 nursing CEUs. Idaho State University is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Idaho Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. Approved provider number INA08-010.
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